Removal from the Sainsbury's Bank and other lender panels: Why they do it and how to get reinstated

  • Persistent delays in post completion requirements set by Sainsbury's Bank
  • Your law firm no longer meets the criteria to remain on the Sainsbury's Bank conveyancing panel
  • Sainsbury's Bank may terminate membership of its conveyancing panel where a firm provides false answers in its application form or in relation to any future requests for information.
  • Significant delays in registering a charge on behalf of Sainsbury's Bank Delays or failure to register the Sainsbury's Bank charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Sainsbury's Bank to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Failure to reapply to be on the Sainsbury's Bank convincing panel

Sainsbury's Bank Conveyancing Panel Reinstatement: Common Questions

  • To what extent is my firm permanently excluded if my firm’s reinstatement panel application with Sainsbury's Bank is declined?
  • Is it the practice manager who is required to complete the reinstatement application to the Sainsbury's Bank panel ?
  • Is there a cost to be reinstated onto the Sainsbury's Bank conveyancing panel?
  • How do I discover why our application for reinstatement is refused?
  • Does my practice need to apply annually to be reinstated on the Sainsbury's Bank conveyancing panel?

Top Tip: The best way to avoid the hassle of seeking Sainsbury's Bank panel reinstatement is to ensure that your firm is not removed off of the Sainsbury's Bank conveyancing panel in the first place.

Note: Subject to certain conditions Lexsure’s experts or consultants can assist in providing you with guidance for reinstatement onto the Sainsbury's Bank conveyancing panel but under no circumstances will Lexsure (or the Conveycentric Team) submit an application to Sainsbury's Bank directly or via their appointed panel manager. Any reinstatement application will have to be made by your firm. For the avoidance of doubt, Lexsure (or the Conveycentric Team) are in no way involved in managing the Sainsbury's Bank conveyancing panel.

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